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by remarks from secretary of state john kerry about free trade and later, a panel discussion with u.s. trade representative michael froman and the ceo of caterpillar and bmw north america. agriculture secretary tom vill sack is our guest this week on "newsmakers." it talks about the farm bill and ongoing negotiations. the house version of the bill calls for $40 billion in cuts to the food stamp program over the next decade and the senate $4 billionld cut by in the same timeframe. watch the full interview with agriculture secretary tom vill sack sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. here on c-span. >> john foster dulles had recently died when the super airport out in chantilly was being built and president eisenhower immediately announced it would be called dulles airport. when kennedy took over, he did not want to name it after a warrior andold finally the decision was made to name it after him. the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there, allen dulles, and he pulls back the curtain and behind it is this giant bust of john foster dulles and it stands in the middle of this
. "first ladies" on c- span.org/firstladies. secretary of state john kerry spoke earlier today at a weiss how some is on business investment. house summit on business investment. this is their defies minutes. -- 35 minutes. [applause] >> good morning. i hope everyone had a great first day. [cheers and applause] i went to start with a big thank you to the select usa team in all of the folks who have made this summit happen. let's give them a big round of applause. [applause] it was great to hear from president obama yesterday. he said when you bet on america, that that pays off. i could not agree more. that thennounced select usa program will be stepping up its game in a number of ways. attracting business investment will be a major priority for commerce and the state department, including our foreign commercial service officers and our ambassadors. senior government officials, including the president himself, would do more than directly advocate for investment deals. we will create a single point of contact to provide you with a coordinated federal support and cut the red tape. and we wil
that may remain unresolved i still call him senator john kerry, but secretary john kerry did a terrific job and working on a couple of successful solutions. >> does he get along with karzai? >> he is directed his hands on, so i think people respect that. he does not just read from talking points come a which he makes good use of, but he also has his own knowledge and experience which he brings to bear and his own background working out problems with people, being direct. people like him. he is a big plus there are. if it does not happen and we pull out, there's a greater chance that they will fall back into a society which they don't want. >> before you get to other questions, just a few more quick ones on this. should we be negotiating this agreement with karzai along with his successor? is it essential to get it done before he leaves? >> it is. >> why? >> you don't want it to be an issue in their campaign. all of the candidates basically want an ongoing relationship, not just with us but with the coalition. whatever that number is, 8000- 12,000 number range that you sometimes read about w
, everyone. secretary kerry, thank you very much for that excellent, excellent speech. and thank you for joining us on the second day of our summit. we had a great day yesterday with president obama, with speakers and panelists, and all of the networking and match making opportunities. today promises to be even better. so let's get started. i am pleased to announce the start of our first panel entitled "why select the usa? using the u.s. as an export platform." we have a great lineup, including my friend michael froman, governor from tennessee, ludwig vilic, the ceo of bmw north america, and the ceo of caterpillar. i'm going to let the moderator go into a little bit more detail on each of our panelists. so let me introduce who will moderate today's panel. neil irwin is a columnist and economics editor of a widely read blog in "the post." you can get the post's news on policy and analysis. neil is an author who led the post coverage of the financial crisis. ladies and gentlemen, please give a warm welcome to our moderator neil irwin. [applause] >> thanks so much. i will do the quick i
to play down their differences during a visit by the u.s. secretary of state, john kerry. there have been strains in relations between the long- standing allies, particularly over syria and iran. the saudi arabian foreign minister has said that any differences with the u.s. are about tactics rather than goals. men appeared in kenya over their alleged role in the shopping mall attack. all are believed to be somali nationals. he pleaded not guilty to charges which included helping terrorists and entering kenya illegally. nemo can group al-shabaab says it carried out the attack which killed at least 67 people. the americans have a lot to learn. that was the reaction of the pakistan security minister after a drone strike killed the leader of the taliban in his country. they said they were about to start negotiations and was angry with washington for launching the attack the day before talks were due to begin. it is the latest promo and in an already tense relationship, one that is covered in the new book ." gnificent delusions i am joined by the former ambassador to the united states. the pak
for that update. americannews, secretary of state, john kerry, is in saudi arabia aiming to smooth things over with serious. he we -- you will be meeting with king abdullah later on monday. he is unhappy over new diplomatic approaches towards iran. four people have been charged in the attack on the westgate shopping center in nairobi. all defendants pled not guilty to the charges, as well as entering kenya illegally and obtaining false documents. doctors working under u.s. military orders have been implicit in the abuse of u.s. terror suspects according to a new report saying that professionals are dissipated in the degrading treatment. both the cia and president have rejected the findings. to win the paris masters for the second time in his career, the victory of the 26-year-old was his 17th consecutive in september. he is now moving to london for his world tour final. korea isdent of south highlighting risk with japan as the region struggles to rein in the growing nuclear capability. he told the bbc that there was no point unless the country apologized for its wartime wrongdoings, as she put
were really just the essential words of secretary kerry's recent justification for wanting to attack bashir al-assad's regime in syria. however, i changed the quote a little bit, mr. speaker. whenever he said syria, i inserted iran. and whenever he said chemical weapons, i inserted nuclear weapons, mr. speaker. and if this line -- reasons of the administration chooses -- reasoning of the administration chooses, if they choose to stand behind this, then we simply cannot refute the parallel argument represented to a nukeler iran which poses an exponentially greater threat in terms of our security to the united states of america. secretary kerry asserted that mr. obama, quote, means what he says. but, mr. speaker, if the world truly believed that this president means what he says, the chemical weapons crisis in syria would never have occurred place. irst secretary kerry said of the syrian crisis that north korea and iran were closely watching our actions. however, mr. speaker, the converse is actually far more accurate. syria has been closely watching mr. obama's inaction toward north k
. >> you arrived in washington and met with secretary kerry and susan rice at the white house. what are they telling you about how they see popes -- hopes for progress and iran, and the iaea and how they feel you are doing? >> i have met with secretary kerry, and susan rice. we have discussed the iranian nuclear issues, certification, with support to the peaceful activity, a wide range of issues. i sense a strong support of the activities of the iaea. the diplomatic purpose is not to talk about the ongoing discussions. >> did they give you any idea about the upcoming talks in geneva? >> not much in -- i take into account a discussion that just took place in vienna. p5+1 is preparing for the next meeting. i don't have much to report unto you on this issue. >> two quick questions. the first is on syria. have the site been affected by the civil war? is there a place you can go to do proper verification? >> in syria, we have a so-called reactor that has some small amount of enriched uranium that is under iaea safeguards. we visit that facility regularly. that facility is staying in peac
in washington. you met with secretary kerry and you met with susan rice at the white house. what are they telling you about how they see hopes for progress in iran? and what did they tell you about the iaea and how they feel you are doing? >> we have, i have met with them, secretary kerry, susan rice as most others, and we discussed iran nuclear issue. certification, or with some other support to the peaceful activity, peaceful application of nuclear power, wide range of issues. i sensed strong support of the activities of the iaea. but it's a diplomatic purpose is not to talk about the ongoing discussions. [laughter] >> did they give you any idea about the upcoming talks in geneva? >> upcoming talks in geneva. not much in -- i take into account a discussion that just took place indiana, and p5+1 is preparing for the next meeting. -- in geneva. but i don't have much to report to you on this issue. >> just two quick questions and then i'll turn it over to the audience. the first is on syria. out those sites been affected by the civil war? is there still a place you can go to do pr
kerry and susan rice at the white house. what are they telling you about how they see popes -- hopes for progress and iran, and the iaea and how they feel you are doing? i have met with secretary kerry, and susan rice. we have discussed the iranian certification, with support to the peaceful range of a wide issues. i sense a strong support of the activities of the iaea. purpose is not to talk about the ongoing discussions. any ideaey give you about the upcoming talks in geneva? not much in -- i take into account a discussion that just took place in vienna. 5+1 is preparing for the next meeting. i don't have much to report unto you on this issue. >> two quick questions. the first is on syria. have the site been affected by the civil war? is there a place you can go to do proper verification? syria, we have a so-called reactor that has saw -- some small amount of enriched uranium that is under iaea safeguards. safeguard.hat facility we have visited the facility regularly. ofdon't have any indication things getting worse. >> and at the other three sites? are -- one isites the syrian nuc
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